Tom Antkowiak M.D., M.S.

Ankle, Elbow, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Orthopedic Trauma, Shoulder, Sports Medicine
5
Verified Patient Rating: 5 (65 patient reviews and ratings)
400 S. Kennedy Drive
Bradley, IL 60915
Appointment Line: (815) 928-8050
Highland Office Center, Building D
19552 S. Harlem Avenue
Frankfort, IL 60423
Appointment Line: (815) 928-8050

Patient Reviews

The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Antkowiak.

“Very professional and friendly.”
– Frank P.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Awesome staff awesome doctor. OAK Orthopedics is genuinely the best.”
– Jack S.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Very personable. Took time and talked with me. Showing my x-rays and explaining what the problem was.”
– Karen F.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Very thorough and completely honest about expectations on my chronic condition. Showed much compassion in wanting to help me get to the most pain relief possible given my surgical history. I highly recommend Dr. Antkowiak and this practice!”
– Kathleen J.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“He was very cordial and knowledgeable. He answered my questions and made me feel very comfortable with the decision reached regarding my hip issue. Dr. Mike told me Dr. Antkowiak was the best, and he was correct!”
– Barb C.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is so awesome. He has a fantastic personality. Dr. Antkowiak truly cares about his patients with a passion, comfort, and dedication to their need at that particular time. He listens to what you have to say when he is with you. He is very patient in listening to your questions and answers them so you can understand what is best for your recovery.”
– Kathleen F.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I was in and out of the office quickly. The staff was charming.”
– Maureen D.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I loved Dr. Antkowiak. He was very professional, kind, and thorough. Explained my X-rays and diagnosis very clearly. He discussed his plan of action with me. Would continue to see him! Loved his office staff too!!”
– Lynn M.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Friendly, professional, and on-time. Everything got thoroughly explained to me, and my questions answered. I would recommend to friends.”
– Diane K.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is a true professional, a pleasant personality, and works well with the staff. He took the time to give me my options and reduced my pain over time, and I am grateful.”
– John K.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Very caring and knowledgeable.”
– Heather G.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Everyone was excellent in what they do.”
– Russ F.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak's bedside manner is fantastic when dealing with patients. His casual approach puts his patients at ease, and he is transparent about the process. While I had a minor procedure performed in the office today, I felt like I was his most important patient at that time. I am recommending Tom to others - he has been fantastic!”
– Lance E.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Everyone at OAK Orthopedic was charming! Dr. Antkowiak took my pain away in one day; I am so happy with them! Thank you!”
– Eileen R.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Wonderful Dr. Antkowiak is a beautiful human being! Genuinely cares and makes you feel the way you should! 100% would recommend him to anyone in need of his services. All of my trust is with Dr. Antkowiak and the OAK staff.”
– Sherri L.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“This was my first time seeing Dr. Antkowiak and his staff. I went to see him about my left hip, which has been giving me pain. I appreciated how things were explained to me by his team and Dr. Antkowiak, as well. I received an injection, and it was pain-free. I found Dr. Antkowiak to be very knowledgeable and friendly & I felt well taken care of!”
– Janice C.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak, Adriana, Taylor and (his) the staff at Oak Orthopedics are the best.”
– Patricia G.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I had a most pleasant and productive experience with Dr. Antkowiak and staff. No BS and all were most pleasant.”
– Linda O.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“As always, Dr. Antkowiak is upbeat, optimistic about the issues at hand, as well as very knowledgeable. I still feel like I've been heard and never rushed.”
– Joanne P.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Always friendly and willing to answer all questions and make decisions together without rushing. Dr. Antkowiak shares all options with expected outcomes. Dr. Antkowiak and Taylor are a pleasure.”
– Kerrie L.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“He was great doing my surgery, explained every step to me. I will be forever great full. I will recommend Oak Orthopedics to everyone.”
– Adan S.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Helpful staff and Dr. Antkowiak was very informative.”
– William B.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Always a pleasurable experience at OAK Orthopedics. Dr. Antkowiak and his entire team are incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. I have seen Taylor today for a follow-up.”
– Ryan M.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Taylor and Dr. Antkowiak were great as usual. Very professional and courteous, thoroughly explained my ailment and provided an excellent program to help relieve my pain.”
– Paul L.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“The staff at OAK Orthopedics are fantastic. Dr. Antkowiak is the best he explains everything done in detail. He hears your problem and explains what procedure is right for you I would not go to any other doctor.”
– Kevin R.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“My first visit went very well. Everyone was friendly and helpful. I foresee a good experience.”
– Tom S.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I received prompt service concerning a hip problem. I can't say enough positive things about Dr. Antkowiak and his staff. I left with a definite diagnosis and planned to alleviate my problem. It was easy to turn to Dr. Antkowiak as he had operated on me twice before each with a great outcome.”
– Lee D.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak has a fantastic bedside manner. He explained everything to me in terms that I was able to understand. He helped to put me at ease. I highly recommend OAK Orthopedics.”
– Evon N.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak and his Team explained my condition/injury and together we made a plan to move forward with surgery. Dr. Antkowiak and PA’s are approachable and take the time to listen. My first significant procedure and I am happy with the outcome. The support staff is cohesive, efficient and friendly.”
– Natalie E.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I would happily recommend OAK Orthopedics to anyone needing their professional care. I have had two hip surgeries with Dr. Antkowiak, and neither was less than the other. They are kind, helpful, and quite thorough. Thank you OAK Orthopedics!”
– Kenneth K.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is wonderful! He is extremely knowledgeable in his field, extremely thorough, and attentive. Our experiences with Dr. Antkowiak have been nothing short of exceptional.”
– Sherry L.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Great care!”
– Jeff K.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Wonderful experience!”
– Joan N.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I’ve gotten to know Dr. Antkowiak over the past 2-years. He has corrected problems on myself and my wife. His expertise and personality make him, hands down the Best!”
– Bruce L.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“He was helpful and professional in all ways. Talked to my wife and explained everything.”
– Joseph S.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Great staff is very caring and professional. Listened to my problems. Never cutting me off.”
– Jan V.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Very professional gave treatment and follow up schedule. Put my mind at ease. I would recommend to anyone needing these services.”
– Cheryl H.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is terrific, and I always feel as if he takes my concerns seriously!”
– Kristen G.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Great experience! Everyone was very polite and considerate. The doctor took time with me on what needed to be done. Very thorough.”
– Genelle N.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Very thorough and explained everything thoroughly.”
– Mike N.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Fantastic! The staff is courteous and accommodating!”
– Kenneth K.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I asked the doctor to check a recent X-ray taken at Silver Cross E.R. After I had a bad fall. I was so pleased that he returned my call in a matter of a few hours. Eased my mind quickly. Thank you, Dr. Antkowiak.”
– Margretta B.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is super compassionate. He listens to my feelings and input about choices I am comfortable with regarding my care and respects my decisions adding his professional expertise as well. Love Dr. Antkowiak! Great doc!”
– Marsha B.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkoviak is the best, he helped me with my shoulder two years ago, and now he’s helping me with my hip I have the most confidence in his ability. In time with his help, I will run again.”
– John E.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Had me try various ways to work and improve the pain I was having. Nothing helped, so the last resort was surgery. Dr. Antkowiack was very informative and answered a question and told it like it was! Super guy with the best personality!”
– Marcia L.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“From the moment I met Dr. Antkowiak, I was treated with professionalism. Even though I have a medical background, he took the time to explain my diagnoses and my treatment options. I will be recommending Dr. Antkowiak to my family and friends for all their orthopedic needs!”
– Elizabeth P.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I am very pleased with Dr. Antkowiak. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs orthopedic care. He is truly concerned and compassionate. He learns what you want to accomplish and he uses his skills to help you meet your objectives. I've had many orthopedic doctors and he is the best orthopedic doctor I have had.”
– George G.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Everyone is wonderful.”
– Sandra E.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“My experience pre-surgery and post surgery has been great. Dr. Antkowiak is the best and he has an excellent bedside manner. If you need a knee replacement, he is the surgeon for it.”
– Donna C.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“He was warm, compassionate, encouraging and easy to dialogue with!”
– Akemi B.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“It has been great. I have seen both Antkowiak and Corcoran and they have all been great, as well as the entire staff.”
– Nicholas J.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is nothing but the best! He truly cares about his patients and goes above and beyond to make sure that we are taken care. Thank you for all that you do each and everyday!”
– Leigh R.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“My shoulder has healed perfectly without any limitations! I am now "strong like bull"!”
– Mark L.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is the most caring, easy, friendly, & knowledgable doctor to speak with. He is very compassionate & understanding. He explains procedures so we, as the patients understand. He takes his time & doesn't rush through your visit. Down the road when I have surgery I will feel very comfortable with him taking care of me. Thank You Dr. Antkowiak!!!”
– Sue M.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I had a right shoulder replacement. It's coming along so well. When ever I call about anything they get right back to me, and get me right in so they can check it out. They have true concern for my recovery. I am so glad I went to OAK Orthopedics.”
– John F.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“He has a great bedside manner and makes you feel at ease. I would recommend Oak and Dr. Antkowiak to friends.”
– Sandra W.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“I had very good experience with Dr. Antkowiak. He was aggressive in treating my knee problem but conservative at the same time. The steroid shot and the knee brace were the perfect combination to get me on my feet again. I will be back! Many thanks to the entire staff for being friendly and very efficient.”
– Thomas B.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is a very caring and compassionate doctor. He takes his time with you and makes sure your needs are met. He has a great sense of humor. He has done wonders for my knees, and are blessed to have found him. Thanks Dr. A!!!”
– Sandra F.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Excellent !!!!”
– Mike H.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“My experience was great with Dr. Antkowiak and Oak Orthopedics is the best.”
– Michael C.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Dr. Antkowiak is very professional checking my surgically repaired shoulder and answering any and all questions concerning the surgery. After complete shoulder replacement my shoulder is progressing excellently. This is my second surgery, not for the same problem, and I highly recommend Dr. Antkowiak and Oak Orthopedics.”
– Thomas M.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Very nice person. Genuine.”
– Marilyn G.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars
“Well trained professional in his profession. Have had two surgeries on my shoulders I feel wonderful after these surgeries. keep up the excellent work!!!”
– Michael H.
5
Patient rating: 5 stars